ADB Supporting Quality Infrastructure in Developing Asia, 2021

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This report promotes dialogue on how ADB can strengthen its support for quality infrastructure in DMCs to ensure a sustainable recovery and deliver key policy priorities in a post-COVID context. It assesses the impact of COVID-19 on growth, infrastructure, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) labeled the current economic downturn caused as the “worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.” The pandemic disrupted the construction, operation, and maintenance of infrastructure projects in countries around the world.